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UNION WELCOMES REVISED WAGES POLICY
The United Workers Union (UWU) commends the WA Labor Government’s revision of the State Wages Policy. The new policy announced this morning will provide a much-needed boost for some of the lowest paid workers…
Educators shut down early learning sector
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Darwin and Alice workers to stop work as part of public sector day of action
Hundreds of NT Government workers are expected to take joint action today, in protest of the NT Government’s ongoing commitment to freezing the wages of public sector workers across the Territory. United Workers Union…
JOBS SUMMIT MUST DELIVER REAL REFORM FOR EARLY LEARNING
United Workers Union members in early education have a clear message for this week’s Jobs Summit: deliver real change for undervalued educators now, because there is no early education without us. UWU Director of…